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Vesicointestinal fistula



Vesicointestinal fistula
Classification & external resources
ICD-10 N32.1
ICD-9 596.1
eMedicine med/2867 

A vesicointestinal fistula (or intestinovesical fistula) is a form of fistula between the bladder and the bowel.

Additional recommended knowledge

Types

A fistula involving the bladder can have one of many specific names, describing the specific location of its outlet:

Symptoms/signs

If fecal matter passes through the fistula into the bladder, the existence of the fistula may be revealed by pneumaturia or fecaluria.


 
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